Howard County News

Police: Mall shooter was 'ready to die'

Police believe Darion Aguilar, who killed two people Saturday in the Zumiez store at the Mall in Columbia, brought a 12-gauge shotgun into the mall broken down and concealed in a backpack. He may have assembled that shotgun in the store's dressing room, tweets from the Howard County Police Department reveal.

Thursday - 01/30/2014, 03:32am EST

Man in camouflage threatens luggage store workers

A Rockville man was being held for emergency evaluation after he threatened to kill workers at a luggage store inside Westfield Montgomery Mall, according to police.

Wednesday - 01/29/2014, 04:47pm EST
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Police: Gunman had often hung out at Maryland mall

Police: Md. mall gunman had often hung out at shopping center, but motive still uncertain

Tuesday - 01/28/2014, 08:10pm EST

Montgomery Co. store says it sold gun to mall shooter

Montgomery County gun store says it sold shotgun to mall shooter; weapon bought legally

Tuesday - 01/28/2014, 07:19am EST

Official: County must grieve after Md. shooting

Md. county exec.: After mall shooting, community will grieve before life returns to normal

Monday - 01/27/2014, 05:50pm EST
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Shooting victims remembered as mall reopens

Shooting victims remembered as Columbia mall reopens

Monday - 01/27/2014, 05:50pm EST

Md. governor visits mall after weekend shooting

Md. governor visits mall after weekend shooting, gets frozen yogurt at food court

Monday - 01/27/2014, 05:40pm EST

Off the 8's: When tragedy strikes home

I found a variation of that famous line from "The Godfather: Part II" repeatedly escape my lips Saturday when I heard about the shooting at the Columbia mall.

Monday - 01/27/2014, 05:26pm EST

Md. mall reopens with memorials, flowers

Shoppers and community members gathered for a somber reopening of The Mall of Columbia Monday, just two days after a gunman killed to Zumiez employees.

Monday - 01/27/2014, 04:55pm EST
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Md. mall gunman was avid skater, no criminal past

Maryland mall gunman was an avid skater who had no criminal record prior to deadly attack

Monday - 01/27/2014, 04:07pm EST
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Police still seeking motive in Md. mall shooting

Chief William McMahon said Monday that investigators are still looking for a motive in their probe of the shooting at The Mall in Columbia

Monday - 01/27/2014, 04:02pm EST

Proposed Md. bill calls for 5-cent bottle deposit

A "bottle bill," to be introduced in the General Assembly this week, could mean 5-cents back in consumers' pockets for each can or bottle they recycle in Maryland.

Monday - 01/27/2014, 03:59pm EST

Police identify Columbia mall shooter; motive still unknown

Darion Marcus Aguilar, 19, of College Park, killed mall employees 21-year-old Brianna Benlolo and 25-year-old Tyler Johnson with a shotgun at about 11:15 a.m., Chief Bill McMahon said at a news conference on Sunday morning.

Monday - 01/27/2014, 12:22pm EST
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3 dead in shooting at Columbia Mall

Three people have been killed in a shooting at the Columbia Mall.

Monday - 01/27/2014, 09:33am EST
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Columbia mall shooting: How to help kids cope in time of tragedy

The deadly shooting at the Mall in Columbia on Jan. 25 has rocked the community -- here are some tips to help kids cope with the event and understand what happened.

Monday - 01/27/2014, 04:36am EST

84-year-old missing Columbia man found

An 84-year-old man missing from Howard County was found in Harford County.

Wednesday - 01/22/2014, 12:09pm EST

Anti-abortion activist targets Howard County schools

The protester shows up near Howard County schools alone and holds up a graphic image of a fetus.

Friday - 01/17/2014, 05:06pm EST

Md. House of Correction in Jessup being destroyed

Maryland House of Correction in Jessup being demolished

Friday - 01/17/2014, 08:48am EST

Maryland appeals income tax case to Supreme Court

Supreme Court justices show interest in Maryland's appeal of state court's income tax decision

Tuesday - 01/14/2014, 11:41am EST

Woman killed in Howard County crash

A woman was killed in a head-on crash in Howard County early Saturday morning.

Saturday - 01/11/2014, 08:06am EST
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